Comparing Women In The Knight's Tale And The Wife Of Bath

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Women in the middle ages tend to be push aside as the Chaucer displayed in “The Knight’s Tale” and “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”. In the medieval system, people believed that women are to be educated by their husbands, that women are vicious, and therefore they believe men were always right. Women’s position in society was determined by the unfavorable attitudes of leaders. Women also was to seem to be following the Mother of Christ example to preserve their virginity. When the Wife of Bath was created there was no awareness of feminine desire for equality. It was hard for her to accept her position in the male tradition. How her marriage would go depended on whether how well she could manipulate her husband. When her last husband was trying to

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